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Find more Palin relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 59 less people named Palin in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 776 people named Palin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Palin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 717 people named Palin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • For 337 females, Alice was the most common name
  • The average annual income was $890
  • Although 47% were female, the most common name for males was William

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Palin families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 31% were first-generation Americans
  • 16% were born in foreign countries
  • 126 were born in foreign countries